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Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-114
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396413-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9641-3
Published: 08 September 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383017-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8301-7
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... than forty nuclear reactors still operating on Soviet soil, public activism on this issue proved unexpectedly short-lived. The movements burst forth in the early period of perestroika, then faded away, leaving little evidence of their previous existence. While some of the movements were...
Book Chapter

By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... CONCLUSIONS The convergence of environmentalism and nationalism in many regions of the former USSR created the potential for the emergence of powerful mass movements during the perestroika period. Because environmental activ• ists could appeal not only to popularly...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... in the USSR prior to 1985 and the emergence of social activism during the perestroika years. Furthermore, by adding the identity element to the framework, this perspective draws attention to the distinctive iden• tities created and nurtured by the communist experience. Thus, the re• source...
Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012566-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1256-6
... would dwell on the way in which the work at- tempts to interrogate a difficult and pivotal moment in Cuban history.1 The play is set in Cuba of 1992, at the moment of perestroika. Through the lives of four characters (two sisters one a writer and the other a musician a lieutenant in the nation s...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
...• tion of perestroika and (2) how changes in political structures and the distribution of mobilizational resources affected the ability of intellectuals and society to effectively combat Moscow's plans to expand the Ignalina station. How successful were Lithuanian scientists in promoting...
Published: 15 July 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374008-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7400-8
... for slowness in reform. In the spring of 1988, Gorbachev overcame a conservative challenge launched through a critical letter by Nina Andreyeva. In May Gorbachev used the nineteenth party conference to launch changes to party procedures intended to make perestroika irreversible. ...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... following the Chernobyl disaster can be attributed to a combination of factors. Because the hard-line first secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine (cpu), V. V. Shcherbitsky, was able to maintain his hold on the Ukrainian government until Septem• ber 1989, the introduction of perestroika...
Book Chapter

By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
...; membership of groups surrogacy; Nationalism; Nuclear involved in, 6, 16, 17, 28, 72, 77, power stations; Nuclear proponents 104, 108; in perestroika period, ix, Anti-Nuclear Society, 133, 138-39 2-3,6; structural factors in, 5-8, 10, Archangelsk (Russia), 102 11-19,28,32,162-68...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... CHAPTER 6 The National Enclaves: Tatarstan and Crimea While the boundaries of the fifteen republics of the USSR provided the focus for many of the most prominent independence movements of the perestroika period, the drive...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012269-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1226-9
... within socialism, such as perestroika. It signified a break with all of the codified language, with the schematism and propaganda. I think that perestroika and the changes that were ap- proved in that moment, in 1986, 1987 and 1988, really carried the hope of a renewal within the stasis that the Soviet...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
.... Zdravomyslova. "Roundtable on Rus• sian Sociology: The Protest Cycle of Perestroika." International Sociology 10, no. 1 (1995). Dunlop, John. "Russia: Confronting a Loss of Empire." In Nations and Politics in the Soviet Successor States, edited by Ian Bremmer and Ray Taras. Cambridge...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... to the health of local resi• dents. I While some attempts were made to create networks to link these numerous NIMBY groups, during the perestroika period none succeeded in forming a powerful umbrella to unify the environmental and anti• nuclear forces of Russia.2 The anti-nuclear and other N 1MB Y...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... nongovernmental organizations in eighty countries with Joseph serving as cochair, leading delegations to the former Soviet Union as Soviet citizens influenced by glasnost and perestroika sought support to develop a civil society, and trips to Asia, Europe, Africa, and Latin America to help invigorate other civil...
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... to Perestroika. San Francisco: Westview Press, 1993. Casaus Arzú, Marta. Guatemala: Linaje y Racismo. Guatemala City: Facultad Latino- america de Ciencas Sociales (FLACSO), 1995. Castañeda, Jorge G. Utopia Unarmed: The Latin American Left After the Cold War. New York: Vintage, 1993. S E L EC T E D B I B L I O G...
Book Chapter

By Jane I. Dawson
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... of this movement on nuclear power decision making during the perestroika period certainly indicates a dramatic change in the way govern• ment decisions were made under Gorbachev, this is not a study of the decision• making process. Rather, my goal is to add to our comparative understanding of how and why...
Published: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007173-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0717-3
... to despotic controls. Indeed, more broadly, state so- 165 cialism generated its own counter- socialisms from below the cooperative movement in Hungary, Solidarity in Poland, and the civics in perestroika Rus sia. From the beginning, state socialism was a far more unstable order, not because its socializing...
Book Chapter

By James A. Joseph
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
...., 97 Remaking Ame­rica (Joseph), 161 Pelli, Cesar, 97 res­pect, 238, 259, 271–72 perestroika, 150–55 Ripley, S. Dillon, 147 Peterson, Hector, 186 Risen, Clay, 96 Pienaar, François, 217 Robben Island (South...